The Asthma Capitals™ is an annual research project of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America® (AAFA) to identify “the most challenging places to live with asthma.” This report provides a summary of factors used to compare and rank the 100 largest U.S. metro areas. Visit us online to learn how to manage your asthma better no matter where you live. Go to, call 1-800-7-ASTHMA or write to for more information. This year’s report is made possible by a grant from Boston Scientific.

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
May 2014